Post Tagged with: "Hong Kong"

Armstrong’s 3PL report calls 2016 ‘mediocre’ for U.S. airfreight

Armstrong’s 3PL report calls 2016 ‘mediocre’ for U.S. airfreight

June 16, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

While the third-party logistics (3PL) market had a “mediocre” year in the United States, global 3PL revenues reached US$802 billion in 2016 and are on track to exceed $962 billion in 2020, according to the latest 3PL report by market research firm, Armstrong & Associates. The report, titled “Third-Party LogisticsRead More

Qantas Freight partners with Sai Cheng on China-U.S. airmail lift

Qantas Freight partners with Sai Cheng on China-U.S. airmail lift

May 17, 2017 at 5:15 pm 0 comments

Americans waiting for mail from China may soon get it delivered by way of Australian logistics. This globe-spanning arrangement is part of a one-year deal worked out between Qantas Freight and the Australia Post-China Post joint venture, Sai Cheng Logistics International (Sai Cheng), to fly airmail out of China toRead More

Cathay Pacific appoints new director of cargo

Cathay Pacific appoints new director of cargo

April 27, 2017 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

James Ginns will be taking over from Simon Large as Cathay Pacific’s director of cargo. Simon Large, Cathay’s the director of cargo, will be taking over as customer director on the passenger side of the business. Ginns is currently director of service delivery at Cathay Pacific. The transition is expectedRead More

Agility hitches its wagon to Changi air cargo hub

Agility hitches its wagon to Changi air cargo hub

March 21, 2017 at 5:37 pm 0 comments

Kuwait-based Agility has acquired a 177,000-square-foot warehouse near the Changi International Airport, upping its Singapore warehouse space to 600,000 square feet. The acquisition is the company’s fifth warehouse in the country, as Singapore expands and upgrades its port and airport infrastructure to strengthen its position as a global logistics powerhouseRead More

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Hactl to handle Hong Kong airfreight service from Bismillah Airlines

December 6, 2016 at 6:43 pm 0 comments

Bangladesh-based Bismillah Airlines, which recently announced its first scheduled service to Hong Kong,  has chosen Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd (Hactl) to handle airfreight shipments for its twice-weekly flights from Dhaka. Hactl’s services will include ramp handling, cargo terminal operations, crew transportation and air cargo documentation. The 747 freighterRead More

E-retailers continue to struggle with cross-border demand

E-retailers continue to struggle with cross-border demand

November 28, 2016 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

E-commerce has been the dominant force for change in the air cargo logistics business for the last several years, but online retailers, forwarders, carriers and integrators are still struggling with ways to keep up with the intense demand from international customers to deliver them the world instantly. This was theRead More

Keeping up with the specialized needs of Asian air cargo [VIDEO]

Keeping up with the specialized needs of Asian air cargo [VIDEO]

November 23, 2016 at 6:36 pm 0 comments

HONG KONG – After being the manufacturer to the world for the last few decades, led mostly by the inexpensive labor in China, the Asian market is rapidly evolving into more of a consumer society, creating a new dynamic for global trade lanes in and out of Asia, with cross-borderRead More

E-commerce, general airfreight markets a study in contrasts [VIDEO]

E-commerce, general airfreight markets a study in contrasts [VIDEO]

November 22, 2016 at 6:09 pm 1 comment

HONG KONG – When it comes to growth in the airfreight business, perception is based mostly on what region you’re in and what type of cargo you carry, said Gert-Jan Jansen, managing director of market analysis firm The Seabury Group, during a session at the Asian Logistics and Maritime ConferenceRead More